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Episode 38:  STEP Up
Yesterday
Episode 38: STEP Up
Ever thought of how to get the most out of your travel experiences? Buckle up as we journey through must-know travel etiquette, essential pre-travel steps, and unique worldwide destinations. Tag along on our adventures with Mark's trip to Cancun, my exciting adventure to Alaska, and our shared insights about the State Department's STEP program. We underscore the critical role this program plays in offering safety information for various destinations, even taking a deep dive into the travel advisory for Israel. Now, who’s been on a plane or cruise and cringed at the lack of etiquette around you? From asking someone to switch seats on a plane to long-term boat travel's impacts on the human body, we're dishing out everything you need to know. Listen in as I share my experiences embarking from Seattle and the nuances of various cabin types. Wondering what 'sweet access' really means? And the real cost of using your phone on a cruise? We've got it all covered!And of course, no travel talk would be complete without discussing the mind-opening experiences it offers. Tune in as Mark recounts his encounters in Eastern Europe and Serbia, specifically in the unique cultural hub of Novostad. We delve into the issue of overtourism in places like Venice, and how to enjoy these destinations responsibly. Yacht through Europe's Southern Fjord before hopping onto the Aranui cruise ship, an out-of-the-box concept that combines a cruise and container ship. Lastly, we'll take you on a cultural rendezvous to the Marquesas Islands. If you're keen on expanding your travel knowledge, this episode is just the ticket. So, ready to trot the globe with us?
Episode 37:  From Paris to Phuket
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Episode 37: From Paris to Phuket
Ready to explore the world in a truly spooky style? Strap in as we tour you through some of the most thrilling destinations to visit during the Halloween season. Anak, Minnesota, is our first stop, boasting a month-long celebration of all things ghoulish and ghostly. We'll also uncover lesser-known facts about Sleepy Hollow, New York, and Salem, Massachusetts, and how their histories are intertwined with Halloween. To top it off, we're sharing our favorite cruise ports, from Malta's spectacular sights in the Mediterranean to the iconic New York Harbor, San Francisco, and Sydney Harbor.Next up, we'll whisk you away to the paradise islands of Hawaii, recently reopened West Maui area to be precise. Here you'll discover unique volunteer activities that will enrich your trip. Can you imagine helping to preserve the natural beauty of these islands while enjoying your vacation? We thought so! But hold on, we're not done yet. We're also reminiscing about our favorite memories from two must-visit locations - Paris and Thailand. From Bangkok's hustle and bustle, the serene beaches of Phuket, to the mesmerizing Nag Nha Bay, you'll feel like you've experienced these exotic destinations in person.To wrap things up, we'll sail off to the enticing world of transatlantic and South Pacific cruises. We'll provide valuable insights on the luxurious offerings of Cunard Cruise Line and their transatlantic crossings from New York City to Southampton. Lastly, we'll dive into the unique 35-day cruise round trip from San Diego to Hawaii, Fanning Island, and Tahiti offered by Holland America. It's all about the journey, and we can't wait to share ours with you. Tune in, and let's embark on this exciting journey of exploration and discovery together!
EPISODE 35:  Silky Smooth
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EPISODE 35: Silky Smooth
Ever dreamed of sailing through airport security with ease? Imagine a world where you can breeze through passport control with the help of cutting-edge biometric sensors. This isn't a dream, it's the future of travel. From Singapore's innovative airport security plans to the potential merger of JetBlue and Spirit Airlines, we unpack what it all means for you, your travel plans, and the industry at large. We'll also help you navigate the ins and outs of TSA Pre-Check and Global Entry, giving you the low-down on how you can enhance your traveling experience.We love sharing tips to make your journeys smoother and more enjoyable, so we're delving into the world of Airbnb and revealing the changes customers are craving. With lower cleaning fees, verified properties, a guest loyalty program, and a better review system topping the list, these changes could redefine your stay. Add to this the excitement of Delta's expansion into China and comprehensive coverage of must-see destinations like Italy and Machu Picchu, and we promise you an episode jam-packed with valuable information.As for the adventurous souls, we've got something special for you. Our journey to majestic Machu Picchu was an unforgettable experience. We'll share insider tips on the different entrances, altitude adjustments between Cusco and Machu Picchu, and the unique charm of staying in an Amazon rainforest lodge. Wrapping up the episode, we are so grateful for your continued support and can't wait to help you explore more of the world in our future episodes. So, buckle up and let's embark on this journey together!
Episode 34:  Fiery Volcanoes
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Episode 34: Fiery Volcanoes
Ever wondered what the world looks like from the deck of a cruise ship in Alaska? Or perhaps you've been itching to feel the warm Hawaiian sands between your toes? Strap in, fellow travelers, as we take you on a whirlwind adventure across the globe- from Alaska's Glaciers to the fiery volcanoes of Hawaii. We also dive deep into the mesmerizing allure of Hawaii, focusing on how Maui will reopened after the Lahaina fires, and why it is perfect for your next vacation.Have you ever been caught up in the whirlwind of a hurricane, and wondered how it affects your travel plans? Let's navigate the stormy seas of hurricane season and its impacts on travel. We share a riveting story of a personal encounter with a hurricane in Cancun and highlight tempting deals from Frontier Airlines and the Azul Beach Resort. Next, we paint a vibrant picture of New York City, exploring everything from the iconic Statue of Liberty and Broadway shows to hidden gems like the Burger Joint. Life's short, so why not fill it with unforgettable experiences? Let's celebrate the joy of exploration, the thrill of adventure, and the myriad of worldwide destinations that await. We discuss the awe-inspiring beauty of Petra and emphasize the importance of carving out time to see the world. From planning your next globetrotting adventure to reminiscing about past journeys, join us for a conversation that celebrates the wanderlust in all of us. Tune into Inside Travel Talk and let's start exploring your world, one destination at a time!
Episode 32:  Fat Guy Fitness Tips
03-06-2023
Episode 32: Fat Guy Fitness Tips
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1Patrick and Nikki becomes grandparents.Al Pacino and Robert De Niro become parents again at the ages of 83 or 79 respectivelyTaylor Swift becoming the second richest woman in musicBen Affleck and Jennifer Lopez purchased a 60 million mansion with 24 bathrooms.National doughnut day and other national daysSelling a high school as a senior prankDUI driver switches places with his dogStealing a backhoe to get to the airportSmuggled parrot eggs hatch at airport securityBlack bear steals and eats 60 cupcakesSEGMENT 2Apple’s WWDC takes place on Monday, June 5, 2023Apple’s rumored $3,000 mixed reality headsetThe completely redesigned Motorola Razr with a foldable screenAmazon teaming up with Dish, T-Mobile, Verizon for additional Amazon Prime services.Meta requiring employees to return to the office 3 days each weekFinding a mastodon tooth on a beachSleep apnea shrinks the brainDumping 500 pounds of pastaAn overreaction to dropping a phone in a reservoirLosing 60 pounds eating McDonaldsThis or That - the gameHello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717.
Episode 30: “Wonderfully Odd Wiener Cake”
16-04-2023
Episode 30: “Wonderfully Odd Wiener Cake”
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1National celebration daysThe New York City rat czar position has been filled.Phantom of the Opera is closing its doors after 35 years.Does stress cause gray hair?Cracking joints to break a world recordWienerMobile weddings in Las Vegas and the hot-doggersRainn Wilson on a plane watching himself on The OfficeGiving dead birds new life as dronesFilling potholes with trees in VirginiaPre-orders for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum video gameSauron checks in with Patrick and KevinRyan Seacrest’s last day on Live.SEGMENT 2An Australian man sets a world record for doing 3,206 push-ups in 60 minutesCalifornia students create a world record setting charcuterie board for length.A world record setting circumference of hairA 23-karat gilded grilled cheese sandwich being sold for $214A world record set for drinking a Capri Sun drink pouchGerman officials confiscate cooked bats and fishA 20 foot Donkey Kong arcade cabinet that’s playableA child orders $4,000 of stuff from AmazonThe game: This or That?Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717.
Episode 29:  It's 112 Camels Tall
11-03-2023
Episode 29: It's 112 Camels Tall
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1Speaking in whale to start the showThis podcast is now part of the iHeart appThe Cure going on tour in 2023112 camels in the skyNational Vespucci, international meals, crab meat, dishwasher, popcorn, get over it, Barbie days.8th and 9th grade food goldNewly reinstalled Disney CEO, Bob Iger, cleaning up Disney’s messesMoney buying happinessThe Creed-verseChris Rock verbally destroys Will SmithApple allows Windows 11 users to send and receive iMessage textsNew York City cracks down on AirBnbNew Lord of Rings: Gollum coming to several gaming platformsSauron checks in on Kevin after surgery.SEGMENT 2Back to the Future: The MusicalAdidas projects a $738 million loss for 2023Jimmy Fallon makes a surprise appearance on ‘The Voice.’Women are more likely to die from bypass surgeryYou can’t eat too many donutsApple to release a new yellow iPhone 14Apple Music Classical app coming March 28.Americans want to delete Instagram and Facebook more than any other appsRing introduces a doorbell with head-to-toe viewElon Musk building his own city in TexasSpotify to introduce auto-play for podcastsThe game: This or ThatHello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717.
Episode 28:  It's JAKE-y Robinson
03-03-2023
Episode 28: It's JAKE-y Robinson
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1Recording the podcast in a hospital room.Happy national banana cream pie day, happy egg McMuffin day, happy peasants dayMan sells his CASH license plate for $2 million.6,542 guns confiscated at TSA security checkpointsA world record sunflower headThe best heart healthy foodsMan visits Disneyland 2,995 days in a rowMore Lord of the Rings movies forthcomingA Scream 6 movie promotion goes wrongPatrick does Walk of Fame research for the showA first generation iPhone sells for $63,000Smart tampons to cure cervical cancerMen who have physically demanding job have high sperm countsDaily marijuana use can raise a person’s risk of coronary artery disease by a thirdSpider talk between Patrick and KevinPhysical exercise more effective than taking mental health care medicine108 years to deliver a letterGermans ruining ice creamSEGMENT 2Rihanna’s halftime show drew 103 FCC complaintsChris Rock will talk about the slap in a new Netflix slapAlec Baldwin hit with another Rust lawsuitNissan recalls 1 million vehicles that could turn-off while drivingTwitter lays off 200 more employeesElon Musk reclaims title for world’s richest personAnt-Man strikes gold at the box office the sales drop offJ-A-K-I-E RobinsonAirPods Max headphones being ripped off people’s heads500 square foot apartment for $599,000Flamingos form friendships based on personality typeA moose takes up residence outside the forest service officeFeeding a friend to a bear is not the solution2,470 q-tips in a beardTHE GAME: This or That?Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717.
Episode 27:  Elvis Pigsley
20-02-2023
Episode 27: Elvis Pigsley
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1 - 15 storiesSuper Bowl 57 statsElvis PigsleyThe emergency drill at the Japanese zoo.Winnie The Pooh: Blood and HoneyAccording to a lawsuit, more than one car crashes into a 7-Eleven storefront every day.Plus a whole lot moreSEGMENT 2 - 18 storiesThief steals nearly 200,000 Cadbury creme eggs in Britain worth about $48,000.Ryan Seacrest stepping down as co-host on Live with Kelly and Ryan.Ice-T gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Would you rather own a Subway franchise or WWE?Mark Wahlberg sold his house in Beverly Hills for $55 million.U.S. credit card debt now totals nearly $1 trillion. The average person has $7,000 in credit card consumer debt.A study says going to bed at different times all the time can affect heart health.A man who consistently slept with his contact lenses on has lost vision in one eye due to a rare flesh eating bacteria.Neiman Marcus says it’s targeting ultra-wealthy customers who can spend around $27,000 a year.Plus a whole lot more.GAME: This or That?Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717
Episode 25:  It's a Moo Point
14-02-2023
Episode 25: It's a Moo Point
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717SEGMENT 1The official state smell of New MexicoThe official smell of teenage householdsMore UFOs shot downBlockbuster creates a Super Bowl commericalHugging cows for Valentine’s DayLayoffs at multiple companiesSwimming 1.55 miles in AntarcticaChick-Fil-A testing a breaded, plant-based, cauliflower sandwichGrubHub and the $1,000 billKevin Elzey’s daughter makes an audible appearance on the showAn owl shuts down a college libraryWoodpeckers store 700 pounds of acorns in a chimneyTesla’s WhereIsRoadster.comHan Solo’s Start Wars blaster sells for over $1 million dollarsA 2-year-old gets her head stuck in angel food panSEGMENT 2Patrick buys two HomePods 2nd generationAdidas’s Yeezy inventory problemKyrie Irving and Kevin Durant being tradedLeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA all-time leading scorerBuffalo Bills’ trainer, Denny Kellington, wo performed CPR on Demar Hamlin received one NFL MVP vote.James Webb telescope captures the moment when a piece of the sun broke offA dog has 7 inch eyelashes and sets a world recordGrammys talk between Patrick and KevinBurt Bacharach passes awayChariots of Fire director, Hugh Hudson, passes away.‘The Playmaker’, Michael Irvin, excused from NFL Super Bowl coverage for allegationsThe game: This or ThatHello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717
Episode 23:  Sweaty Cheese Nightmares
30-01-2023
Episode 23: Sweaty Cheese Nightmares
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1GMA 3 anchors Amy Robach and TJ Holmes fired from ABCJay Leno in a motorcycle accidentAmazon announces Tomb RaiderLego fights and the correct pronunciation of LegoDoctors swallowing Lego and documenting the processWhale vending machines in JapanThe Nathan Wiscombe and Makenzie Pankow weddingThe Oscars Best Movie nominationsJames Cameron killing it at the box officeEating cheese before bedThe biggest IMAX screen everRiding a 31 foot unicycleDrones flying really fastSEGMENT 2Taking pain medication before the pain hitsBeing paid $1,000 to assemble IKEA furniture.A young girl asks the police to run DNA tests for the existence of Santa Claus.Turkey attacks residence of a Minnesota neighborhoodA Maryland 9-year-old finds a 15 million year old megalodon toothRetail drone delivery starts in UtahA fish playing Pokemon on the Nintendo Switch.A college basketball game was interrupted by an UberEats deliveryThe meanings of the ‘I’ in iPhoneThis week’s edition of This or ThatHello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Just tell me the kind of offer you need. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717
Episode 21:  Hubba Hubba & Happy Noodling!
22-12-2022
Episode 21: Hubba Hubba & Happy Noodling!
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking the time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717 SEGMENT 1 Happy short girl appreciation dayHappy don’t make your bed dayHappy look on the bright side dayHappy national crossword puzzle dayHappy world snowboarding dayHappy Yule and mule dayNoodling is legal in LouisianaAvatar, the way of water surpassed $550 million dollar mark globally.‘The Rock’ says there won’t be a Black Adam 2‘Twister’ is going to have a sequel in 2024.Netflix’s ‘basic with ads’ tier was the least popular option in its first month.The University of Maine 3D printed a house using wood flour.A cat who disappeared on New York's Long Island is on her way to a reunion with the ownerAn Idaho man set a world record when he decorated his face with 710 multicolored Christmas ornaments.Riding with ‘The Grinch’A British couple ride a tandem bicycle 18,000 miles through 21 countriesMan orders a nothing burger from McDonalds - gets a wrapper for $1.89Names most likely to be on Santa’s naughty listThe Underwear of Christmas EveSEGMENT 2Pittsburgh Steelers’ Franco Harris passes away2023’s most anticipated moviesThe New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies have now combined to spend about $1.2 billion on free agents this winter.Gmail for business to offer end to end encryption.Home sales fell more than 7% in November, the 10th straight month of declining sales.The Netflix series, Wednesday, has crossed the 6 billion minutes streamed for the 8 episodes.An original mechanical model of E.T sold at auction for $2.56 million.Elon Musk said he expects Twitter to break even next year. He also said he’s looking for a new CEO for the companyPorsche producing e-fuel in ChileThe Christmas edition of ‘This or That’
Episode 20:  All Hail the Rat Czar
07-12-2022
Episode 20: All Hail the Rat Czar
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking the time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Don't waste your time listing it with an agent. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717SEGMENT 1- New York City is hiring a rat czar and needs to be "somewhat bloodthirsty."- Dozens of Taylor Swift fans sue Ticketmaster- Morgan Wallen announced his “One Night at a Time" world tour. - Harry Styles had the most streamed song of 2022- Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill" was the UK’s 4th most streamed song on Spotify.- Joe Rogan’s podcast was Spotify’s most streamed podcast in 2022.- Avatar: The Way of Water is 3 hours and 10 minutes long. When can you run to the bathroom?- The Rock’s ‘Black Adam’ is coming up $200 million short.- Phil Mickelson's LIV Tour payday.- Video of Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at Oscars was watched 103 million times on YouTube.- Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac died. She was 79- Kirstie Alley of ‘Cheers’ fame died yesterday. She was 71.- Sesame Street’s Bob McGrath has died. He was 90. - The college football playoff is expanding to 12 teams in 2024. - 'Wednesday' is on Netflix’s Top 10 English Language TV Shows of All Time list.- Scientists finally know why people get more colds and flu in winter.- Plus a few more stories in this segment.SEGMENT 2- Argentine author releases s book of bizarre World Cup stories.- Kim Kardashian's divorce from Kanye West is over. - DoorDash is cutting 6% of it’s staff.- Tesla is top in the electric vehicle market with 65% of the market.- Elon Musk told Twitter users they will soon be able to see how many times a tweet is viewed.- Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny- San Diego Padres All-Star pitcher Joe Musgrove traveled to Antarctica to break a world record.- A study found that skipping meals may be linked to premature death.- There are five everyday activities that naturally release dopamine in your brain.- Scientists said they have revived a number of "zombie viruses"- A North Carolina man has what he believes to be the world's largest collection of hot sauce- A bear attack inflatable decorations.- SPAM figgy pudding.
Episode 19:  #RIPJimmyFallon
17-11-2022
Episode 19: #RIPJimmyFallon
Hello What a Week listeners. Thank you for taking the time to download and listen to the show. If you're selling your house, call me, I'll buy it. Call or text me at (801) 874-7717SEGMENT 1- #RIPJimmyFallon - Good and bad Jimmy Fallon movies- Jay Leno having a very serious accident- Steve Job’s Birkenstocks sold at auction for $218,750.- Demand for Taylor Swift’s concert bring Ticketmaster down again- Rats like Lady Gaga’s music and bob their heads- Nerf and other toys going into toy hall of fame- Playing Nerf basketball with Brandon and Nathan Wiscombe- Who wins? Python vs. alligator- A 95 million year old crocodile was discovered with an entire dinosaur in its stomach- A company called Upside Foods will start growing meat- Mariah will not be known as the queen of Christmas- Doctors say basking in 30 seconds of early morning sunlight can help prevent cancer- Elon Musk says Twitter employees should work hard or be firedSEGMENT 2- Apple retailers have discounted the 14 and 16” Macbooks Pro by $500.- DisneyWorld is raising ticket prices and the price of food.- Princess Diaries 3 is officially happening.   (Anne Hathaway will reprise her role as Mia Thermopolis - princess of genovia)- The trailer for Will Smith's new movie ‘emancipation’ is out. - Zendaya will have a larger role in Dune - part 2- Len Goodman is stepping down as a judge on Dancing with the stars.- Smoking weed AND being a tobacco smoker may increase damage to the respiratory system…DUH!- MLS and Apple's 10-year, $2.5 billion broadcast deal begins next year- Consumer Reports ranking for the most reliable cars of 2023- A new study says aerobic exercise reduces the risk of metastatic cancer by 72%- Sleeping in a room exposed to outdoor artificial light at night may increase the risk of developing diabetes- Scientists have invented a new type of insect-repellent delivery device- Morning physical activity lowers the rise of stroke and heart disease.